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Language Families of the World

The Great Courses
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Turn your attention to one of the most linguistically rich places on Earth: the island of New Guinea, and discover why, thanks to its history and isolating terrain, it is home to hundreds of languages in a relatively small area. See how pronouns allow linguists to find connections between these languages, and explore some of their unusual traits.

Language Families of the World. Episode 24, Why Are There So Many Languages in New Guinea?.

The Great Courses, 2019.; [San Francisco, California, USA] : Kanopy Streaming, 2020.

Title from title frames.; Film; In Process Record.

Originally produced by The Great Courses in 2019.

Mode of access: World Wide Web.

In English

McWhorter, John, film director.

The Great Courses (Firm), dst; Kanopy (Firm), dst
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